VI Concluding talks

The European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and Nuclei

, Volume 24, Supplement 2, pp 197-204

First online:

Parity-violation with electrons: Theoretical perspectives

  • M.J. Ramsey-MusolfAffiliated withKellogg Radiation Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125

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I review recent progress and developments in parity-violating electron scattering as it bears on three topics: strange quarks and hadron structure, electroweak radiative corrections, and physics beyond the Standard Model. I also discuss related developments in parity-conserving scattering with transversely polarized electrons as a probe of two-photon processes. I conclude with a perspective on the future of the field.

PACS: 11.30.Er Parity symmetry – 25.30.-c Lepton-induced reactions – 12.15.Mm Neutral currents